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Bioenergy Australia Conference 2017

Conf 2017



Dockside, Sydney, New South Wales20th - 23rd  November 2017

Conf 2017


Bioenergy Australia invites you to the 2017 Annual Conference. This year we celebrate our 18th Annual Conference.

Use this webpage to find all the details as they become available.


Bioenergy Australia has held successful conferences and integrated exhibitions every year since 2000. Over recent years this conference has attracted between 200 – 300 delegates from across Australia and from overseas.

The conference theme this year is “Bioenergy – the reliable renewable”.

Bioenergy Australia is keen to see commercial growth in the industry that takes advantage of bioenergy’s unique potential – from reliable, dispatchable electricity through to advanced biofuels and new regional industries.

The conference will seek to enhance commercial outcomes for industry and for research.  



Call for Abstracts and Posters

Sponsorship and Trade Exhibition Opportunities

Call for Posters

Conference Program

 Conference Registration

IEA Bioenergy Task Speakers

Technical Tour Details

Conference Announcements

Who attended in 2016?

Contact for Queries

Media Coverage

Supporting Other Conferences


 Call For AbstractS AND POSTERs

The 'theme' of this year's Conference is 'Bioenergy - the reliable renewable'.  Potential presenters should consider this as they prepare to submit an abstract.  

Abstracts should be submitted no later than 24 July 2017 - ** NOW EXTENDED UNTIL 7 AUGUST 2017 **. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Organising Committee and selected for inclusion in the program.  Poster sessions will also be available.

The conference will cover the many facets of bioenergy including:

  • Project development and implementation
  • Enabling mechanisms for bioenergy projects - including policies, finance and investment
  • Feedstocks - resources, preparation and supply chain
  • Processes - both mature and developing
  • Markets - Heat, power, liquid fuels
  • Biorefining
  • Life cycle emissions and sustainability. 

Abstracts will be considered for oral and poster presentations and priority will be given to presentations that address:

  • Commercial outcomes and/or applied research
  • The conference theme – bioenergy’s unique ability to provide reliable and flexible energy that complements other renewables. 
Further guidance on preparing an abstract is available in the Conference 2017 Abstract Guide.
  • Submitting an Abstract or Poster

Abstracts should be submitted no later than 24 July 2017 - EXTENDED!!

The Call for Abstracts has been extended until 7 August. Call the Conference Team if you need assistance to input your abstract.

A submission date for Posters is to be advised.

For questions relating to abstracts or posters and how to submit one, please check the Contact Us section. 

Sponsorship and Trade Exhibition Opportunties

Bioenergy Australia invites you to support the 18th Bioenergy Australia National Conference. The conference will be held in Sydney from the 20th to the 23rd of November 2017. We have selected an excellent venue - Dockside at Cockle Bay Wharf - and can offer sponsors and exhibitors an outstanding opportunity for promotion of their organisations to the bioenergy sector. There is a wide range of sponsorship opportunities to suit all budgets.

Conf 2017

Contact for Queries

Please direct queries to:
Bioenergy Australia 2017 Conference Secretariat
c/o The Association Specialists Pty Ltd
PO Box 576
Crows Nest NSW 1585 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 2 9431 8600   Fax: +61 2 9431 8677

Supporting Other International Conferences




The 6th Asia-Pacific Biomass Energy Technology & Equipment Exhibition 2017 (APBE 2017)

Ranking among the world’s top 3 biomass trade shows, APBE is second to none in Asia. With the expected exhibition area of 16,000 square meters and 780 booths, APBE 2017 will be the grandest in its history. A series of high-end meetings, seminars, etc, featuring with worldwide big-shot experts, will give us a glimpse of the forefront of biomass technology.